The Action in Portugal

All the latest news concerning football in Portugal.

Lisbon Derby Breaks Women’s Attendance Record in Portugal

15,032 spectators came out to watch SL Benfica take on Sporting CP at the Estádio da Luz in the quarter-final of the Taça de Portugal Feminina, breaking the record for most spectators at an official women’s match in Portugal. The previous attendance record of 14,221 was recorded last year in a match between the same […]

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Transfer Roundup – Wednesday 18th January

Take a look at some of the transfer reports concerning Portuguese players and Portuguese clubs as reported in the media. Last updated: 15:41 Henrique Araújo The Benfica striker has been heavily linked to a loan move to English Championship club Watford in the last 24 hours. The Telegraph (United Kingdom) recently reported that the deal […]

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Rodrigo Mora Makes Portuguese Football History

The 15-year-old became the youngest footballer to play professionally in Portugal. Rodrigo Mora made history yesterday when he came on as a late substitute for the final minutes of FC Porto B’s match against Tondela. His appearance made him the youngest ever player to appear in the Segunda Liga and the youngest to appear in […]

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The Past, The Present and The Future: Länk FC Vilaverdense – A Club on the Rise

12 matches into the Liga 3 season, newly-promoted Länk FC Vilaverdense sit top of the table and have yet to lose a single game, they are into the Oitavos (last 16) of the Taça de Portugal for only the second time in their history and they recently brushed aside Primeira Liga side Portimonense 2-0. In the stands, […]

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Buenos Aires to Benfica: Looking at the Link Between Argentina and As Águias

Andre Henrique | @Andrefilipe_H In recent years, SL Benfica has firmly established itself as a home away from home for Argentinian footballers. There are those players who make the 6000-mile trip from Argentina directly to Lisbon looking to establish themselves on the European stage, such as the likes of Ángel Di María and Enzo Fernández […]

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A Weekend of Giant Killings – EIGHT Primeira Liga Clubs Knocked Out of Taça de Portugal

Eight Primeira Liga teams were dumped out of the Taça de Portugal this weekend..

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Portugal vs The Netherlands: The Coefficient Battle

Portugal face a tough task to climb back up the coefficient rankings…

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The View from the Opposition – FC Midtjylland

We get the inside track on Midtjylland from a Danish football expert…

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10 Portuguese Players Nominated for Golden Boy 2022

TuttoSport have released the 100-player shortlist for the 2022 Golden Boy award! As is so often the case, Portugal is very well represented on the list, with Portuguese players making up 10% of the entire list this year! The prestigious youth award has been won twice previously by two Portuguese players, Renato Sanches and João […]

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Segunda Liga: The Hunt For Automatic Promotion

The battle for automatic promotion to the Primeira Liga is heating up…

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Club in Focus: SC Vianense

Welcome to our new feature called Club in Focus. Every Friday, we will be looking at a Portuguese club and giving some information, interesting facts and a brief overview of their history! Portugal is full of clubs with intriguing histories and at Próxima Jornada, we want to publicise these stories! To kick off the series, […]

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